Vaclav Smil

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Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat...

Vaclav Smil

In Made in the USA, Vaclav Smil powerfully rebuts the notion that manufacturing is a relic of predigital history and that the loss of American manufacturing is a desirable evolutionary step toward a pure service economy. Smil argues ...

Published: Aug 2015

Energy: A Beginner's Guide

Vaclav Smil

With his famous equation, E=mc2, Einstein showed us that all matter can be described as energy. It is everywhere; it is everything. In this engaging introduction, renowned author and scientist Vaclav Smil covers a wide range of topics...

Published: Feb 2017

Numbers Don't Lie: 71 Stories to Help...

Vaclav Smil

Vaclav Smil is on a mission to make facts matter. From data bout our societies and populations, through measures of the fuels and foods that energize them, to the impact of transportation and inventions on our modern world-and how al...

Published: May 2021

Prime Movers of Globalization: The Hi...

Vaclav Smil

PThe many books on globalization published over the past few years range from claims that the world is flat to an unlikely rehabilitation of Genghis Khan as a pioneer of global commerce. Missing from these accounts is a consideration ...

Published: Feb 2013
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